Rosaceae Prunus persica (L.) Batsch


Navajo - Drug, Cathartic

Use documented by:
Elmore, Francis H., 1944, Ethnobotany of the Navajo, Sante Fe, NM. School of American Research, page 54

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Scientific name: Prunus persica (L.) Batsch
USDA symbol: PRPE3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Peach
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cathartic
Notes: Dried fruit used as a purgative.

RECRD: 2917 id: 30539